Scotty was born on January 25, 1931, in Edina, Missouri, the son of Dave and Jennet (Hunter) Ausmus. He was united in marriage to Lois Dagenhart on February 23, 1952, in Kirksville, Missouri. Scotty served in the United States Navy during the Korean War. He worked for many years as a mechanic for the Missouri Highway Department and was a member of the Macon Elks Club and V.F.W. Scotty enjoyed dancing, fishing, playing cards at Clarence and Shelbina, and especially spending time with his grandchildren.
Scotty is survived by two sons, David and Robin Ausmus of Macon, and Daniel Ausmus and his wife, Tonia of Macon; five grandchildren, Alison Evans and her husband, Joey of Macon, Kendra Ausmus and her fiance’, Nick Blomberg of Macon, Dylan Ausmus of Bevier, Kyle Ausmus and his wife, Cortney of Macon, and Tyler Britt and his wife, Kelly of Greenwood, Missouri; six great-grandchildren, Jerek Evans, Jace Evans, Zoe Eitel, Kallen Ausmus, Piper Ausmus, and Ryan Britt; two brothers, Junior Ausmus and his wife, Dorothy, and Bill Ausmus and his wife, Peggy; one sister, Fern Martin; and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and in-laws.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, on November 16, 2008; three brothers, John, Leon, and Merle; and two sisters, Hazel and Ethel.
Funeral services will be 10:00 am, Monday, June 29, 2015, at the Hutton & McElwain Funeral Home in Macon with Bro. Jim Bolin officiating. Burial, with full military honors, will be in the Jacksonville Veterans Cemetery in Jacksonville, MO. Visitation will be from 4-6 pm, Sunday, at the funeral home. The family suggests memorials to the Macon Elks Lodge.